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Report below updated in Spain at 20h on Weds 28 July 

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CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures

The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Wednesday 28 July for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the start of the pandemic is now 4,395,602. This is an overall increase of 27,149 against the figure released on Tuesday, of which 15,650 have occurred in the past 24 hours

Tuesday had seen an overall increase of 29,399 over Monday, of which 13,936 occurred in 24 hours. The peak of recorded infections for a 24-hour period during the pandemic in Spain was on 21 January, when 18,504 cases were registered.

The overall incidence rate has fallen for the first time since 22 June, and by just two points to 699.84 per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days. On Tuesday it was 701.92 and Monday 700.10. The incidence rate is at its highest in Catalonia (1,034), Navarra (953), the Balearic Islands (924) and Aragón (818).

The incidence for each age group per 100,000 inhabitants for the past 14 days is as follows:

  • Under 11 – 373 (yesterday 529)
  • Aged 12-19 – 1,193 (1,637)
  • Aged 20-29 – 1,491 (1,859)
  • Aged 30-39 – 647 (900)
  • Aged 40-49 – 294 (457)
  • Aged 50-59 – 247 (329)
  • Agend 60-69 – 264 (323)
  • Aged 70-79 – 146 (181)
  • Over 80 – 201 (248)

There have now been 332,081 cases of Coronavirus detected in the past 14 days – out of the total 4,395,602. The figure for the past 7 days is 153,346

There are currently 9,672 people requiring hospital treatment for Covid-19 in Spain (9,522 yesterday), a 39% increase in one week, of which 1,593 are in intensive care (1,534 yesterday). This represents 17.21% occupation of intensive care units (ICUs) by Covid-19 patients across Spain (16.59% yesterday). It is now over 45% in Catalonia

The official figure for the total number of Coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic on Wednesday 28 July is 81,396 – an increase of 73 since Tuesday, the worst daily increase since the first week of June.

Increase in infections per region

Of the 13,936 new infections to have only been registered in the past 24 hours on Wednesday 28 July, the numbers per region are as follows:

  • 4,035 in Madrid (last 24 hour increase was 3,509)
  • 3,026 in Catalonia (3,823)
  • 1,271 in the Basque Country (1,033)
  • 1,193 in Castilla y León (1,150)
  • 899 in Aragón (513)
  • 872 in the Canary Islands (595)
  • 829 in Galicia (761)
  • 550 in Andalusia (270)
  • 504 in Extremadura (485)
  • 434 in Murcia (292)
  • 378 in Navarra (311)
  • 366 in the Valencia Region (251)
  • 352 in Asturias (278)
  • 344 in Cantabria (177)
  • 300 in the Balearic Islands (298)
  • 218 in La Rioja (148)
  • 44 in Castilla La Mancha (24) 
  • 15 in Ceuta (12)
  • 20 in Melilla (6)

A full breakdown of the data per region can be found by clicking here.

Vaccinations being carried out in Valencia
Vaccinations against Covid-19 being carried out in Valencia in March. (GVA.es)

Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

Latest figures (up to 28 July) show that Spain has received 57,665,938 doses of Covid-19 vaccines and that 55,665,938 jabs have been administered. 31,315,140 people have now received at least one jab, representing 66.0% of the total population. 26,420,097 people have now been fully vaccinated, which is 55.7% of the total population. In a separate report, we publish the amount of vaccines received and administered for each region in Spain, as well as the percentage of citizens vaccinated per age group: Covid-19 Vaccinations in Spain

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